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Kalaja Fortress

Kalaja, Prizren, Kosovo
+377 45 849 573
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Perfect view

Perfect view when it's a good weather it's perfect place to visit with family friends business... read more

Reviewed 10 January 2018
a S
via mobile
A great view!

Kalaja is an excellent stroll from the city center. When you get there (maybe 10 to 20 minutes... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2018
Keegan S
Columbus, Ohio, United States
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Kalaja, Prizren, Kosovo
+377 45 849 573
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Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

Perfect view when it's a good weather it's perfect place to visit with family friends business trips etc, i've been many times there

1  Thank a S
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Kalaja is an excellent stroll from the city center. When you get there (maybe 10 to 20 minutes depending on how fast you move), the fortress is intact and the signs provide a cool history of the structure, itself. Of course, the views of the...More

Thank Keegan S
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

Great view of the city. It takes about 10 minutes walk from the mosque which is fine. You could read some interesting facts during your way up there on the signboards placed along the way. It has same amazing spots to take photos, which I'm...More

2  Thank -ONi-iNO-
Reviewed 29 November 2017

I would not climb up there when there is mist because the building itself (under construction) is not worth it. The (short) climb is nice and brings you past a strangly locked up church.

Thank Jurgen B
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Breathtaking views of Prizren from the top of the castle. The castle is a short walk from the main center up the hill, make sure you wear proper shoes. On the way you will see a nice cafe where you can sit outside and drink...More

Thank Blerina D
Reviewed 10 November 2017

The views are amazing, but it is a long, steep climb up the trail. The fortress is an impressive structure, but, there isn't much more up there besides the view.

Thank Bob W
Reviewed 7 November 2017

its on top of the hill overseeing the whole prizren old town. beautiful view after a worthwhile steep climb.

Thank platinumSingapore
Reviewed 30 October 2017

one way to work up an appetite is a walk to the fort - and you can't miss it overlooking the town. Its steep but only 20 minutes - though there is a longer walk through the bush if you want. great views of the...More

Thank mcguinmj888
Reviewed 4 October 2017

The fortress is an easy climb from the old city center, takes around 20 minutes. It's rather big, has interesting canons, chambers and is well explained through signboards. I climbed there twice since I wanted to see the sunset (must do) and the city at...More

Thank Satyabrata
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

This Fort was recently restored by the American government and is an incredible venue to appreciate Prizren as well as to appreciate the history of this town and the fort built here to guard its approaches. There is also a beautiful amphitheater inside that must...More

Thank Vigilant6
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